Afghanistan’s National Nutrition Survey 2013, released on July 15, has revealed a significant improvement in the nutrition status of women and children over the past decade.
July 18, 2014
Providing basic medical services, including polio
vaccinations, to children in Pakistan’s poorest and most conflict-ridden
areas is the key to ending polio worldwide, argues Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta
in a comment piece in this week’s Nature.
July 16, 2014
A new study has revealed that babies born to healthy
mothers worldwide grow similarly in the womb and are of strikingly
similar size at birth.
July 7, 2014
The Aga Khan University’s Communicators’ Network June meeting was the forum for a special presentation by Ruby Lee, Digital Communications Manager, Advancement Office, University of Melbourne.
June 24, 2014
Nadia was about to become another statistic: one of the 87 per cent of girls in Balochistan who drop out of primary school.
June 10, 2014
What could 4 faculty members, 79 students in two trans-continental universities, have in common?
They are all participants in a Science of Early Child Development course delivered
across Aga Khan University and University of Toronto campuses in Canada,
Pakistan, Tanzania and Uganda.
June 5, 2014
Anum Shiraz and Sehrish Parwaiz, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery’s General Nursing Diploma programme, secured the first and third positions respectively in the recently concluded examinations conducted by the Sindh Nurses Examination Board, Karachi.
June 3, 2014
One third of adults in Pakistan are overweight or obese, and the gender gap in excess weight is widening, with more women gaining weight than men, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries, published in The Lancet.
May 29, 2014
The Aga Khan University is pleased to announce that Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta, Founding Director of the Centre for Excellence in Women and Child Health, has been presented with the 2014 WHO Ihsan Doğramacı Family Health Foundation Prize.
May 22, 2014
The introduction of telepsychiatry clinics between AKUH, Karachi and Gilgit Medical Centre will now make it possible for the rural population of Gilgit and neighboring areas to seek treatment from specialists based at AKUH, K without having to leave their region.
May 21, 2014